Wildeshausen: the slaughterhouse in Wildeshausen: quarantine for 1100 persons

After the series of tests in a Turkey slaughterhouse in Wildeshausen in the Kreis of Oldenburg has been arranged for all 1100 employees as well as their direct

Wildeshausen: the slaughterhouse in Wildeshausen: quarantine for 1100 persons

After the series of tests in a Turkey slaughterhouse in Wildeshausen in the Kreis of Oldenburg has been arranged for all 1100 employees as well as their direct contact persons a quarantine of two weeks. The County announced on Friday.

"This is a decision that is not easy for us," said the Oldenburg district administrator, Carsten Harings. For the decision of the circle had brought to the approval of the state government. "The primary task is to protect the population from further infections."

in Total there are in the Slaughterhouse at 1183 the present test results, 46 positive cases of a Covid-19 infection. The slaughterhouse Geest country of Turkey specialities in Wildeshausen, and gradually moves the operation down, it is closed for two weeks. "There are no turkeys will be accepted for slaughter", it said on Friday, in a communication to the Wiesenhof group belonging to the company.

Since the group has no further slaughter and meat processing plant for turkeys in Germany, it could come in the agricultural farms to animal welfare problems. "It must together, and as soon as possible solutions for the farmers. In the worst case, the farmers would have to kill healthy animals in your operation. This is to be avoided now,“ said GPS CEO Norbert Deeks.

The lower Saxony agriculture Ministry, the company will now ask for emergency assistance in the Form of special permits for the slaughter of the turkeys in the other abattoirs in lower Saxony, Germany.

Even if the Corona outbreak in Wildeshausen, and is thus much smaller than in meat company Tönnies operated in North Rhine-Westphalia, he acts on the Region Oldenburger Land. In Cloppenburg is a man who works at Geest country, his wife and two children in the school age patients, according to the district.

In the car field, in the district of Diepholz had been made on Wednesday parts of a former barracks as a precautionary measure, quarantined, because there are also 200 contract workers from the Turkey slaughterhouse life. The Red cross provides in the community with accommodation with food. With reference to the General of the district of Oldenburg, with the help of all on the site of the wild Oberhausen Slaughterhouse workers, the people were under home quarantine, decided on Friday, the County of Diepholz, to extend its existing General disposal accordingly. Around 240 people are now affected by the measure, said a County spokeswoman in the afternoon.

dpa
Updated Date: 27 June 2020, 00:27

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